Category Archives: Job

Enduring Struggle and the Ways of God

In summary of Job’s story, we see that our endurance of struggle doesn’t always line up with our vision of God.  God is more concerned with our understanding of him, bringing glory to himself, and our reflection of him to … Continue reading

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From Self-Righteous To Humble

Job moved from blessing God in all things to making self-righteous statements of his innocence and his desire to confront his Maker. When we question God in arrogance, we put ourselves in a dangerous position with respect to the Lord, … Continue reading

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Obscuring God’s Plan and Voice

God spoke to Job… To think that God is silent says more about our listening than it does his speaking. Our words, spoken without knowledge, obscure God’s plan and interrupt God’s voice.  Today we ask for forgiveness from the God … Continue reading

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Wooing Us From The Jaws Of Distress

There are times when God allows trial in our lives to produce perseverance in us or get our attention. He is okay with our struggle, yet also may be trying to engage us, saying, “Come let us reason together…” He … Continue reading

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Your Life Matters To God

Do you think you are too insignificant to impact God? Our sin impacts God in the most personal manner. Our sin cost God his son. And our righteousness pleases God as we reflect Jesus back to the Father when we … Continue reading

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Blaming the Righteous and Just

In our relationships with God, we typically over-estimate our righteousness and we underestimate God’s righteousness.  Especially when we are unhappy with our situations.  Three key truths for today: things happen, we reap what we sow, and God is merciful…

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Righteous Indignation

I want to be righteous.  And right.  Maybe not in that order. Job, like us, had too little an understanding of the relationship of the Potter and the clay.  We often want to justify ourselves even more than we desire … Continue reading

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